Billed by CEO Steve Ballmer as "where Office meets the cloud," Office 365 launched on Tuesday, as Microsoft attempts to respond the rising popularity of cloud-based applications for collaboration and communication.
Box.net has integrated its cloud-hosted content management application with Google's Docs online office productivity suite.
The U.S. Department of Justice will reportedly evaluate the antitrust implications of Google's proposed acquisition of Admeld, whose technology is designed to help web publishers manage and fine-tune the way they sell display ads.
Google has launched a tool to help people monitor online mentions of their names and take action to protect their reputation when they find objectionable references.
In an effort to accelerate the rendering of Web pages in users' computers, Google has developed a search feature that predictively preloads pages before users click on result links.
The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a $300 million patent infringement ruling against Microsoft.
Google Offers, Google's answer to Groupon and its entrance into the popular online coupon market, began a test run in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday.
Twitter has developed a button that Web publishers can integrate into their sites to let visitors easily subscribe to Twitter accounts, the company said.
Google is rolling out an interface module for Gmail that displays contextual information about people involved in a message's thread.
Google's eBooks electronic bookstore now contains about 3 million free titles, up from 2 million when it was launched in December.
Google has upgraded the mobile site for Maps, which is one of the company's most popular online services, adding features found on the version for desktop browsers.
To help its hundreds of millions of users prevent unauthorized access to their accounts, Facebook has added an optional verification step to its log-in process.
Google gave Android developers several reasons to cheer on Tuesday with its announcement of new versions of the operating system, as well as the addition of music and movies to the Android Market.
YouTube is now officially expanding into streaming full-length movies online for rent.
Google's Map Maker, an online application that lets people annotate and add cartographic drawings to Google Maps, is finally available for the U.S.